SIMS for New Users (3 day)

This 3-day course covers the basic areas of data input and reporting. It gives new members of staff an overview of the way SIMS can be used to support school staff and increase effectiveness

Multi-session course

This course is suitable for new staff or staff who will be using SIMS to manage pupil, pastoral and school information on a regular basis.

Presented by

Hampshire IT eLearn eTeach

Participants will learn how to

Use SIMS on a day-to-day basis to administer, manage and monitor data within school.

Course content and methodology

  • Configuring the Homepage
  • Navigating around SIMS
  • Inputting pupil data
  • Importing and exporting Common Transfer Files (CTF’s)
  • Editing and extracting pupil information
  • Managing leavers
  • Using the pupil and teacher view
  • Managing the pastoral structure
  • Managing external organisations
  • Managing applicants
  • Housekeeping routines
  • Alerts and messages
  • Basic reporting

Part of day 3 will be a workshop session where delegates can create their own reports - CH schools will be able to login to their own data and use this time to create reports in their own systems

Please be aware that due to the set up of our training room, this course cannot cover uploading and downloading CTF’s from the School2School (S2S) website.

Further information

This course includes reporting. If you do not wish to cover reporting, then we recommend that you attend:

  • SIMS_12500CRS - SIMS for New Users (without reporting) (2 day)

Other booking information

This course is guaranteed to run

Please note that lunch is not provided. Delegates will need to bring their own.


Price per delegate


Course code




Telephone: 01962 718 600

Course provided by Hampshire Teaching and Leadership College.